Rachel Cessna Archives

May 02, 2012
  • ECU Biology

The BioLL-Bio Living-Learning Community-New in 2012!

Announcing Biology Living Learning Community (BioLL) and BioExcellence Scholarship program for incoming intended Biology and Biochemistry majors. Scholarship recipients will be chosen from the BioLL application pool.

Apr 15, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Congratulations to Jon Davenport

Congratulations to Jon Davenport who has been selected as this year's first-place winner of the ECU 2nd Annual Dissertation Award. He was recognized at the Research Week Recognition Luncheon on...

Feb 21, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Grant to benefit ECU biology, biochemistry majors

GREENVILLE (02/21/2012) - A national grant totaling more than $500,000 will fund scholarships for 24 high achieving, financially needy students to study biochemistry and science at East Carolina University. The...

Feb 17, 2012
  • ECU Biology

ECU biology professor selected as Sloan Research Fellow

GREENVILLE (02/17/2012) - An East Carolina University faculty member was honored this week with a Sloan Research Fellowship and $50,000 to further his research in ocean sciences. (http://www.sloan.org/fellowships/page/21) Dr. Matt...

Feb 15, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Biodiversity: Species choked and blended

A short review publication in Nature about new research on speciation in fish by a research group in Switzerland. ...

Dec 16, 2011
  • ECU Biology

ECU Biology Professor, Matt Schrenk, Ph.D., awarded $1.5 Million Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant

GREENVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2011) — Dr. Matthew O. Schrenk, assistant professor of biology at East Carolina University, received notification on Tuesday, Dec. 13, that he has been awarded a...

Aug 02, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Dr. Robert Christian receives 2011 Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Robert Christian, Thomas Harriot College Distinguished Professor, and ECU Board of Governor's Distinguished Research Professor, was awarded the 2011 Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation's (CERF) Distinguished Service Award at...

Jul 10, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Kyle Summers Receives Second Distinguished Professorship

Jun 10, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Fox News video featuring Anthony Overton, PhD discussing Historic Beaufort, NC

May 04, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Biology Undergraduate Honors student Kim Wade is this year’s recipient of the Pitt County Wildlife Club Scholarship.

Apr 27, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Carol Brackett of ECU won a Paul A. Stewart Award this year with the Wilson Ornithological Society

Apr 20, 2011
  • ECU Biology

ECU Scholar and MS in Biology candidate, Lindsay Leverett awarded Shinn Grant

Lindsay Leverett, an ECU Scholar and MS Candidate in Biology has been awarded a Shinn Grant from the North Carolina Native Plant Society. This grant supports basic and applied work on native plants. The grant will be used to help support Lindsay's research on "Seed ecology of the native species Packera tomentosa (Asteraceae)"....

Apr 13, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Article in prestigious science magazine Nature highlights work of ECU researchers on Gulf oil spill

Feb 10, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Several Biology faculty members and students are to be congratulated for campus-wide awards given out during ECU Research and Creative Achievement Week

Jan 19, 2011
  • ECU Biology

NC Biodiversity Center Hosts an exciting Earth Day Event April 15th and 16th, featuring internationally renowned author, Richard Louv.

Please join us for an Earth Day presentation. Richard Louv, author of "LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder" will give a presentation at 7pm on...

Jan 05, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Save the date: Ceremony for dedication of Brinson-Christian Ecology Laboratory planned for March 18.

Brinson-Christian Room-Naming: March 18, 2011 3:00-4:00pm Ceremony and Speeches Sci-Tech Room 207 3:00-3:05pm: Welcome from Jeff McKinnon 3:05-3:15pm: Memories of Prof. Brinson from SWS colleague, Pat Megonigal 3:15-3:25pm: Memories of...

Jan 02, 2011
  • ECU Biology

Drs. Anthony Overton, Ed Stellwag, Baohong Zhang and Xiaoping Pan’s research on the effects of the gulf oil spill was featured on PBS NewsHour.

Nov 03, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Raymond O’Connor Seminar Series

Dr. Joshua Lawler, assistant professor at the University of Washington, will present a free, public presentation "Projected Climate Impacts on the Fauna of the Western Hemisphere," at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, in Bate 1031 at East Carolina University....

Oct 27, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Dr. Alex Georgakilas to be awarded the prestigious Terashima award, from the Japan Radiation Research Society.

Dr. Alex Georgakilas, associate professor in the Department of Biology, will receive the prestigious Terashima award from the Japan Radiation Research Society at the 53rd annual conference in Kyoto. He...

Aug 09, 2010
  • ECU Biology

ECU Biology Department Hosts Symposium in Honor of Retiring Distinguished Professors

Two Distinguished Professors Retiring from ECU Biology Department GREENVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 9, 2010) — The East Carolina University Department of Biology this fall will see two of its longtime professors...

Jun 08, 2010
  • ECU Biology

ECU professors, including Dr. Dave Kimmel, research effects of BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

Jun 01, 2010
  • ECU Biology

PIRATES camp students have the opportunity to experience real world science applications.

May 23, 2010
  • ECU Biology

The 2010 American Arachnological Society annual meeting will be co-hosted by Harriot College’s Department of Biology and the North Carolina Center for Biodiversity Friday, June 11, through Tuesday, June 15

May 17, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Bob Christian received a Summer Visiting Scientist Award at the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory (BMFL), University of South Carolina.

Bob Christian received a Summer Visiting Scientist Award at the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory (BMFL), University of South Carolina. He will visit the laboratory 3 times this year, including a...

Feb 23, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Dr. Kyle Summers research involving monogamy in amphibians featured in Science magazine.

Feb 17, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Will Stolzenburg, formerly of the Nature Conservancy and author of “Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predator is scheduled to speak on Earth Day, April 22, in the Science and Technology building C207 at 7 PM.

Earth Day Speaker Will Stolzenburg, author of "Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predator" is scheduled to speak on Earth Day,...

Jan 21, 2010
  • ECU Biology

Biology Faculty and Advancement Council Members Help Local Students Present at American Association for the Advancement of Science Meetings

Sep 29, 2009
  • ECU Biology

An intriguing and compelling example of evolution by natural selection has been demonstrated in a study involving Southern Appalachian Mountain millipedes, conducted by East Carolina University biologists Drs. Paul Marek and Jason Bond.